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Dick Smakman

University Lecturer

Name
Dr. D. Smakman
Telephone
+31 71 527 2607
E-mail
d.smakman@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Fields of interest

sociolinguistics; phonetics; language variation; language learning; language teaching

 

Research

language variation, language use, language teaching, language learning

 

Teaching activities

sociolinguistics; language acquisition (theory and practice)

 

Curriculum vitae

1996-2001: PhD track, Sociolinguistics, Nijmegen University; PhD in 2006
1997-1998: English Language & Literature, Amsterdam University (UvA); MA in 1998
1994-1995: Linguistics, Nijmegen University; MA in 1995
1992-1994: Linguistics, Durham University, England
1990-1992: English Language & Literature, Nijmegen University

 

Key publications

  • Smakman, D. (2012)
    The definition of the standard language: a survey in seven countries. International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 218, pp. 25-58.
    (Article)
  • Botma, E.D. & Sebregts, K & Smakman, D. (2012)
    The phonetics and phonology of Dutch mid vowels before /l/. Laboratory Phonology, 3 (2), pp. 273-298.
    (Article)
  • Smakman, D. & Korzilius, H. & Meurs, F., van & Neerven, E., van (2009)
    English words and phrases in radio commercials in the Netherlands: Their use and effects. ESP Across Cultures, 6, pp. 107-128.
    (Article)
  • Smith-Christmas, C. & Smakman, D. (2009)
    Gaelic on Skye: Older speakers' identity in a language-shift situation. International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 2009 (200), pp. 27-47.
    (Article)

University Lecturer

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Leiden Univ Centre for Linguistics
  • LUCL Engels

Work address

P.N. van Eyckhof 4
2311 BV Leiden
Room number 1.05c

Contact

  • Voges L., McCracken M., Rahmeh S., Totibadze S. & Smakman D. (2018), Amsterdamse eettentjes gebruiken nog minder Nederlands dan Chinees [Dutch eateries use even less Dutch than Chinese], Neerlandistiek.nl .article in journal
  • Smakman D. & Heinrich P. (2018), A proposal for street surveys. In: Smakman D., Heinrich P. (Eds.) Urban Sociolinguistics. The City as a Process and Experience. London: Routledge. 237-239.book chapter
  • Smakman D. (2018), Discovering Sociolinguistics. From Theory to Practice. London: Palgrave Macmillan.book
  • Foster T., Lemmen M.M.M.A., Smakman D., Dorst A.G. & Dol P.H. (2018), English Grammar through Dutch Eyes. Bussum: Coutinho.book
  • Smakman D. (2018), Het Nederlandse fonologiegedeelte van Taalportaal, Nederlandse Taalkunde 23(2): 117-127.article in journal
  • Smakman D. & Meulen M. van der (2018), The elusive dialect border. In: Bassiouney R. (Ed.) Identity and Dialect Performance : A Study of Communities and Dialects. London: Routledge.book chapter
  • Cornips L., Rooij V de. & Smakman D. (2018), The Randstad area in the Netherlands. Emergent and fluid identity construction through language use. In: Smakman D., Heinrich P. (Eds.) Urban Sociolinguistics. The City as a Process and Experience. London: Routledge. 162-180.book chapter
  • Tilstra K. & Smakman D. (2018), The spoken academic English of Dutch university lecturers, English Studies .article in journal
  • Smakman D. & Heinrich P. (Eds.) (2018), Urban Sociolinguistics around the World. The city as a linguistic process and experience. London: Routledge.editorship of book
  • Smakman D. & Heinrich P. (2018), Why cities matter for a globalising sociolinguistics. In: Smakman D., Heinrich P. (Eds.) Urban Sociolinguistics. The City as a Process and Experience. London: Routledge. 1-11.book chapter
  • Lindenburg S. & Smakman D. (Eds.) (2017), Proceedings of the Van Schools tot Scriptie III Colloquium 2016. Leiden: Leiden University Repository.editorship of book
  • Smakman D. (2017), The use of native-speaker pronunciation models. In: Lindenburg S., Smakman D. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Van Schools tot Scriptie III Colloquium.: Leiden University Repository.book chapter
  • Chen X. & Smakman D. (2016), Avoidance of phrasal verbs by learners of English: Definitional and methodological issues. In: Arnhem M. van, Smakman D. (Eds.) Proceedings of the van Schools tot Scriptie II Colloquium 2014. Leiden: Leiden University Repository. 40-48.book chapter
  • Smakman D. & Barasa S. (2016), Defining "standard". Towards a crosscultural definition of the language norm. In: Tieken-Boon van Ostade I., Percy C. (Eds.) Prescription and Tradition in Language: Establishing standards across time and space. Bristol: Multilingual Matters. 23-38.book chapter
  • Arnhem M. van & Smakman D. (Eds.) (2016), Proceedings of the Van Schools tot Scriptie II Colloquium 2014. Leiden: Leiden University Repository.editorship of book
  • Smakman D. & De France T.L. (2016), Pronunciation acquisition patterns of learners with different starting levels, Research in Language 13(2).article in journal
  • Smakman D. (2016), Pronunciation: Teach or ignore?. In: Arnhem M. van, Smakman D. (Eds.) Proceedings of the van Schools tot Scriptie II Colloquium 2014. Leiden: Leiden University Repository. 61-65.book chapter
  • Smakman D. (2016), The standard language. From construct of authorities to sociolect of a dominant community. In: Hara K., Heinrich P. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Symposium on East-West Historical and Comparative Studies in Standard Norms in Written Language. Tokyo: Joshibi University of Art and Design. 79-97.book chapter
  • Smakman D. (2015), Accent Building. A British English Pronunciation Course for Speakers of Dutch (second edition). Leiden: Leiden University Press.book
  • Smakman D. & Heinrich P. (Eds.) (2015), Globalising Sociolinguistics. Challenging and Expanding Theory. London: Routledge.editorship of book
  • Smakman D. (2015), Review of: Wells J. Sounds Interesting. Observations on English and General Phonetics, English Studies 96(6): 1-2.book review
  • Smakman D. (2015), The westernising mechanisms in sociolinguistics. In: Smakman D., Heinrich P. (Eds.) Globalising Sociolinguistics. Challenging and Expanding Theory. London: Routledge. 16-35.book chapter
  • Smakman D. & Zwaag I. van der (2015), "Zeven". Een sociolinguïstische studie naar de uitspraak van een cijfer. In: Hogeweg L., Lestrade S., Swart P. de (Eds.) Addenda. Nijmegen: Radboud University. 409-414.book chapter
  • Smakman D. (2014), Uitspraak; negeren of doceren? Paper presented at: Van Schools tot Scriptie II colloquium, Leiden University, 4 July 2014. [other]other
  • Smakman D. (2014), Accent Building. A British English Pronunciation Course for Speakers of Dutch.. Leiden: Leiden University Press.book
  • Smakman D. & Duda-Osiewacz A. (2014), A Contrastive Rhetoric Analysis of Scholarly Publications by Polish and Anglophone Authors, Journal of Language Teaching and Learning 4(2).article in journal
  • Hoorn M., Smakman D. & Foster A.A. (2014), Pronunciation grading practices by teachers of English. In: Doel R. van den, Rupp L. (Eds.) Pronunciation Matters. Accents of English in The Netherlands and Elsewhere.. Amsterdam: VU University Press.book chapter
  • Smakman D. & De France T. (2014), The acoustics of English vowels in the speech of Dutch learners before and after pronunciation training. In: Above and Beyond the Segments. Experimental linguistics and phonetics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 288-301.book chapter
  • Smakman D. & France T. de (2014), The effects of pronunciation training. The phonemes of Dutch learners of English before and after pronunciation training. Paper presented at Accents 2014, Lodz University, Poland, 11-13 December. . [other]other
  • Smakman D. (2013), Van Schools tot Scriptie. Een colloquium over universitair taalvaardigheidsonderwijs. In: Smakman D, willemsen L (Eds.) Proceedings of the Van Schools tot Scriptie Colloquium 2012. Leiden: Leiden University Repository.conference paper
  • Smakman D. & Wagenaar S. (2013), Discourse particles in Colloquial Singapore English, World Englishes : journal of English as an international and intranational language 32(3): 308-324.article in journal
  • Smakman D. (2013), International definitions of the standard language. Paper presented at: The Fourth Prescriptivism Conference, Leiden University, 12-14 June (Lecture). Leiden.other
  • Smakman D. (2013), Language Standardisation: History, Effects, Approaches and Future. Paper presented at: Symposium on East-West Historical and Comparative Studies in Standard Norms in Written Language, Joshibi University of Art and Design, Tokyo, 6 December 2013 (Lecture).other
  • Smakman D. & Willemsen L. (Eds.) (2013), Proceedings of the Van Schools tot Scriptie Colloquium 2012. Leiden: Leiden University Library.editorship of book
  • Edisherashvili N. & Smakman D. (2013), Technology as a tool towards educational reform: implementing Communicative Language Teaching in Georgia.. In: Willemsen L., Smakman D (Eds.) Proceedings of the Van Schools tot Scriptie Colloquium 2012. Leiden: Leiden University Repository.conference paper
  • De France T & Smakman D. (2013), The effects of teaching Dutch learners British English consonants. An experimental study.. In: Smakman D, Willemsen L (Eds.) Proceedings of the Van Schools tot Scriptie Colloquium 2012. Leiden: Leiden University Repository.conference paper
  • France T. de & Smakman D. (2012), Het meetbare effect van uitspraaklessen Engels. Paper presented at: Van Schools tot Scriptie colloquium, Leiden University, 8 & 9 June 2012 (Lecture).other
  • Hoorn M. & Smakman D. (2012), Pronunciation grading practices by teachers of English. Paper presented at: Van Schools tot Scriptie colloquium, Leiden University, 8 & 9 June (Lecture).other
  • Smakman D. (2012), Review of: (2012) The Vowel Space Paradox. A Sociophonetic Study on Dutch, Nederlandse Taalkunde 17: 110-114.book review
  • Smakman D. (2012), The definition of the standard language: a survey in seven countries, International Journal of the Sociology of Language 218: 25-58.article in journal
  • Botma E.D., Sebregts K & Smakman D. (2012), The phonetics and phonology of Dutch mid vowels before /l/, Laboratory Phonology 3(2): 273-298.article in journal
  • Foster A.A., Smakman D. & Hoorn M. (2011), How friendly are the teachers? Pronunciation grading practices by teachers of English. Paper presented at: Good Practice Day Talen, Leiden University (ICLON), 28 January 2011 (Lecture).other
  • Smakman D. (2011), Nederlanders en hun Engels. Paper presented at: English department 'Open Dag', Leiden University, 19 November 2011 (Lecture).other
  • Smakman D. (2010), Book review: R. Bassiouney, Arabic Sociolinguistics Review of: Bassiouney R. (2010) Arabic Sociolinguistics, Historical Sociolinguistics and Sociohistorical Linguistics .book review
  • Foster A.A., Smakman D. & Hoorn M. (2010), How friendly are the teachers? Pronunciation assessment by teachers. Paper presented at: Uitgesproken Engels. De uitspraak van het Engels in Nederland, Amsterdam, 24-25 June 2010 (Lecture).other
  • Botma E.D., Sebregts K. & Smakman D. (2010), Pre-lateral mid-vowel colouring and the Dutch tense-lax contrast. Paper presented at: Old World Conference in Phonology 7, Nice, 28-30 January 2010 (Lecture).other
  • Smakman D., Korzilius H., Meurs F. van & Neerven E. van (2009), English words and phrases in radio commercials in the Netherlands: Their use and effects., ESP Across Cultures 6: 107-128.article in journal
  • Smith-Christmas C. & Smakman D. (2009), Gaelic on Skye: Older speakers' identity in a language-shift situation, International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2009(200): 27-47.article in journal
  • Smakman D. (2008), Boekbespreking Review of: Keijzer Merel Last in first out? An investigation of the Regression Hypothesis in Dutch emigrants in Anglophone Canada, Nederlandse Taalkunde 13.book review
  • Smakman D. & Smith-Christmas C. (2008), Gaelic language erosion and revitalization on the Isle of Skye, Scotland.. In: Graaf T. de, Ostler N., Salverda R. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the Foundation of Endangered Languages. Leeuwarden: Fryske Akademy. 115-122.conference paper
  • Smith-Christmas C. & Smakman D. (2008), Gaelic Language Revitalisa­tion on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Paper presented at: Twelfth Conference of the Foundation for Endangered Languages, Fryske Akademy, Leeuwarden, 25-27 September 2008 (Lecture).other
  • Smith-Christmas C. & Smakman D. (2008), 'He Brought Home the English': A Language and its Culture Besieged on the Isle of Skye, Scotland (poster presenta­tion). Poster presented at: The Sociolinguistic Symposium. Micro and macro Connec­tions, Amsterdam, 3 April 2008 (Lecture).other
  • Botma E.D., Sebregts K. & Smakman D. (2008), On the phonetics and phonology of Dutch mid-vowel laxing. Paper presented at: Sixteenth Manchester Phonology Meeting. Manchester University, 22 May 2008 (Lecture).other
  • Smakman D. (12 June 2006), Standard Dutch in the Netherlands. A sociolinguistic and phonetic description (PhD thesis). Utrecht: Landelijke Onderzoeksschool Taalwetenschap. Supervisor(s): Hout R. van, Bezooijen R.L. van.PhD thesis
  • Smakman D. (2003), Algemeen Beschaafd Haarlems. Gebruikskenmerken van het Standaardnederlands. In: Stroop J. (Ed.) Waar gaat het Nederlands naartoe? Panorama van een taal.: Bert Bakker. 120-130.book chapter
  • Smakman D. & Bezooijen R.L. van (2002), The pronunciation of Standard Dutch. An evaluation study.. In: Berns J., Marle. J. van (Eds.) Present-day dialectology. Trends in Linguistics.. New York: Mouton-De Gruijter. 333-352.conference paper
  • Smakman D. (2001), Poldernederlands of Gooise 'r'? De waardering van moderne uitspraakverschijnselen., Onze Taal 70: 88-89.article in magazine/newspaper
  • Smakman D. (2000), Taalevangelisatie, Onze Taal 69: 46-47.article in magazine/newspaper
  • Smakman D. (1999), Criteria to define the standard language. A survey among Polish students.. In: Leszczyski Z., Duda H., Kaczmarkowski M., Karol­czuk A. (Eds.) Roczniki Humanistyczne Językoznawstwo XLVII. Lublin: Lublin University Press. 63-85.conference paper
  • Smakman D. & Bezooijen R.L. van (1997), Een verkenning van populaire ideeën over de standaardtaal in Nederland., Taal en Tongval 10: 126-138.article in journal
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